The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Harrow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 16 11 1
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Permanent jobs citing Games 18 8 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 12.16% 16.33% 38.46%
As % of the General category 29.51% 44.44% 47.06%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 32
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Games
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Harrow region.

General Category
Harrow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
61 18 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 41.22% 36.73% 81.73%
Number of salaries quoted 39 9 67
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £70,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Harrow region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

Games
Salary Trend in Harrow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Harrow region.

Games Salary Trend in Harrow

Games
Salary Histogram in Harrow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Harrow region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Harrow

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrow

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Harrow region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 18 (46.15%) Retail
2 16 (41.03%) .NET
3 15 (38.46%) Scrum
4 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (33.33%) JIRA
5 13 (33.33%) C#
6 12 (30.77%) VB
6 12 (30.77%) Degree
7 11 (28.21%) Project Management
7 11 (28.21%) Windows
7 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
7 11 (28.21%) Confluence
8 10 (25.64%) Service Delivery
8 10 (25.64%) Subversion
9 9 (23.08%) Change Management
9 9 (23.08%) TIBCO
9 9 (23.08%) UNIX
9 9 (23.08%) User Stories
10 8 (20.51%) Mentoring
10 8 (20.51%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (20.51%) Linux
10 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
10 8 (20.51%) SQL
10 8 (20.51%) EPoS
11 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
11 7 (17.95%) MS Project
11 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
11 7 (17.95%) PRINCE2
11 7 (17.95%) Data Protection
11 7 (17.95%) Unit Testing

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Harrow region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (28.21%) Confluence
2 6 (15.38%) IIS
3 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Project
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) LAN
1 2 (5.13%) VoIP
1 2 (5.13%) WAN
1 2 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.56%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) VPN
2 1 (2.56%) SSL
2 1 (2.56%) SAN
2 1 (2.56%) OSPF
2 1 (2.56%) BGP
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) Wireless
2 1 (2.56%) IPsec
2 1 (2.56%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Big Data
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) JIRA
2 10 (25.64%) Subversion
3 6 (15.38%) ReSharper
3 6 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 6 (15.38%) NUnit
3 6 (15.38%) FxCop
3 6 (15.38%) StyleCop
3 6 (15.38%) MSBuild
3 6 (15.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.56%) FitNesse
General
1 18 (46.15%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Marketing
2 1 (2.56%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Analyst
2 6 (15.38%) Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Technical Leader
3 5 (12.82%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Designer
5 3 (7.69%) Systems Support
5 3 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Systems Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Designer
6 2 (5.13%) Release Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Junior
7 1 (2.56%) Graduate
7 1 (2.56%) Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Tester
7 1 (2.56%) Programme Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (41.03%) .NET
2 6 (15.38%) CSS
2 6 (15.38%) WCF
2 6 (15.38%) WPF
3 2 (5.13%) XML
3 2 (5.13%) SOAP
3 2 (5.13%) HTML
4 1 (2.56%) Web Services
4 1 (2.56%) MSMQ
4 1 (2.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) EPoS
2 6 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.69%) Online Games
4 3 (7.69%) PMI
5 2 (5.13%) Clustering
6 1 (2.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Windows
2 9 (23.08%) UNIX
3 8 (20.51%) Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Scrum
2 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.21%) Project Management
4 10 (25.64%) Service Delivery
5 9 (23.08%) Change Management
5 9 (23.08%) User Stories
6 8 (20.51%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (20.51%) Mentoring
7 7 (17.95%) Data Protection
7 7 (17.95%) PRINCE2
7 7 (17.95%) Unit Testing
8 6 (15.38%) Release Management
8 6 (15.38%) Time Management
9 5 (12.82%) Migration
9 5 (12.82%) UML
9 5 (12.82%) ITIL
9 5 (12.82%) SOA
10 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
10 4 (10.26%) Problem Management
10 4 (10.26%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) C#
2 12 (30.77%) VB
3 8 (20.51%) SQL
3 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.38%) C++
4 6 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 4 (10.26%) Perl
5 4 (10.26%) PHP
6 3 (7.69%) Python
6 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (7.69%) RHCE
3 2 (5.13%) PMP
4 1 (2.56%) IIBA
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.56%) CCNA
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Puppet
1 3 (7.69%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.08%) TIBCO
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco
3 3 (7.69%) Veritas
4 2 (5.13%) HP
4 2 (5.13%) NetScout
4 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds
4 2 (5.13%) Juniper
5 1 (2.56%) hybris
5 1 (2.56%) F5
5 1 (2.56%) Nimsoft
5 1 (2.56%) VMware
5 1 (2.56%) Tripwire
5 1 (2.56%) Brocade
5 1 (2.56%) EMC
5 1 (2.56%) Avaya
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.56%) Sun